Events For 01/30/2018

9-10am Tue. Jan. 30

Calm, Cool, Connected Kids

This class is all about engaging in play with your child, while using purposeful activities and routines designed to calm the brain. Ms. Barb will be team teaching with Ms. Tracey Robb, who is an Occupational Therapist with special training in Trust Based Relational Intervention (TBRI).

Lily Pad Lab 2524 Golf ROad, Eau Claire

Cost: $100/each

Age: ages 2-5yrs

9:30-10:30am Tue. Jan. 30

St Mark Children's Power Hour

Kids ages 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to this free program. Come and hear a Bible story, sing songs, make a craft and enjoy a snack. There is also lots of time to play.

St. Mark Lutheran Church and School 3307 State Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 0-5 and caregivers

10-10:50am Tue. Jan. 30

Little Language Lab

Is your toddler ready to get talking? This newest class aimed at exposing children to a language rich environment, where they will listen to stories, sing songs, learn finger-plays, move/dance, and do age-appropriate crafts and sensory activities.

Lily Pad Lab 2524 Golf ROad, Eau Claire

Cost: $50/each, drop-ins welcome but please call ahead

Age: Ages 1-2

10-10:30am Tue. Jan. 30

Menomonie Public Library: Learning Together

Storytime for children birth and older. Children attend with a parent or caregiver. No registration required.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-2pm Tue. Jan. 30

Tea Cup Succulent Class

Back by popular demand. Fee includes succulents, potting mix, decorative rock, and moss. Create a charming succulent conversation piece. Bring your own tea cup or they will provide one to purchase ($2-$5).

Green Oasis Gardens 1403 122nd Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $10

Age: All Ages

10:15am Tue. Jan. 30

L.E. Phillips Library: Toddler Tales Storytime

For two- and three-year-olds and a parent or caregiver. Features stories, songs, and activities.

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library 400 Eau Claire St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 2 & 3 year olds

10:30-10:50am Tue. Jan. 30

Altoona Public Library: Toddler Tales

A 20-minute program of fast-paced stories and songs. For parents and their toddlers ages 18 months - 2 years. Registration required.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: Parents and their Toddlers

10:30am-10:50pm Tue. Jan. 30

Little Learners Storytime

This 15-20 minute program is for children birth to three and their family or caregivers. Short concept rich books, singing, finger plays, puppets and nursery rhyme repetition are used to help foster healthy brain development, enhance early language skills and nurture a love of reading.

Chippewa Falls Public Library 105 W Central St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Birth -3 and caregivers

10:45-11:15am Tue. Jan. 30

Menomonie Public Library: On My Own

For children 3-5 years old. Children attend by themselves. No registration required.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: Children Age 3-5

11-11:30am Tue. Jan. 30

Growing Readers Storytime

For preschool children ages 3-6, this 30 minute storytime features books, songs, movement, and interactive learning activities that build pre-reading skills in your child, followed by an open activity/play period. Children may attend independently or with their caregivers, but parents are asked to remain in the children's area in case they are needed.

Chippewa Falls Public Library 105 W Central St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 3-6

11am-noon Tue. Jan. 30

The Young & the Restless

Do your little ones have cabin fever? Our Young and the Restless open indoor play time is an opportunity for kids to be active, develop motor skills, and make new friends. A variety of large motor equipment will be available.

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library – Eau Claire Room 400 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 0-5 & caregivers

11am-1pm Tue. Jan. 30

All Ages Open Lab

Explore the library's newest DIY, hands-on space. Whether you're interested in 3D printing and coding or you'd rather color, paint or knit, the Dabble Box has something for you.

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library 400 Eau Claire St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11:30am-12:30pm Tue. Jan. 30

Adaptive Yoga for Brain Injury, Paralysis, Movement Disability

Movement to experience the whole body, engage with life and feel better. Wheelchairs welcome. Contact Kathy at prior to attending.

The Yoga Center of Eau Claire 2524 Golf Road Suite 2F, Eau Claire

Cost: $10

Age: All

11:30am-noon Tue. Jan. 30

Super Small Science: Super Organisms

Introduce your preschool scientist to exciting hands-on and age-appropriate experiments. The project this week is Super Organisms.

Children's Museum of Eau Claire 220 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: Ages 2-5

noon-4pm Tue. Jan. 30

Voter Registration Drive

Voter Registration for new Wisconsin voters, and for persons with address or name changes. Bring your WI drivers license or State ID Card. If you don't have either, provide the last four digits of Social Security number. Bring proof of your residence address: a utility bill, bank statement, paycheck, or vehicle registration that has your name and current address.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: Free

1-2:15pm Tue. Jan. 30

Loving Kindness Yoga for Joints and Spine

Still active but regular yoga not working for you? Joint pain? New joint? Tricky back? Sitting on the floor uncomfortable? Move mindfully and gently in this supported yoga class. Floor work, chairs, adaptations specifically for you.

The Yoga Center of Eau Claire 2524 Golf Road Suite 2F, Eau Claire

Cost: $15 drop-in or discount pass

Age: All

1-2pm Tue. Jan. 30

Hillcrest Run, Hike and Snowshoe Club

Come get some excerise while enjoying a bit of Altoona’s nature. Run, walk or snowshoe on the public trails of the old Hillcrest Country Club depending on what the weather throws. ChiroElite Chiropractic is just right across Hwy 12 with plenty of parking for everyone.

ChiroElite Chiropractic + Rehab 1219 10th St. W, Altoona

Cost: FREE, RSVP by phone or email

Age: All Ages

3pm-4:30am Tue. Jan. 30

Modern Dance Classes

Modern dance classes, based on Martha Graham techniques as modified by Michael Doran. These classes are taught by Barbara Shafer and are adapted for all proficiency levels including beginner dancers.

Dancers Studio 800 Wisconsin St. (Banbury Place, Building 13 - Room 122), Eau Claire

Cost: $40 per month

Age: 18+

3-4:30pm Tue. Jan. 30

Coping Skills Support Group

Coping Skills Support Group, presented by Family Support Center and Women's Way, is for adults who are experiencing both addiction and violence. Youth are welcome to join their parents. Free and confidential.

Family Support Center 403 High Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

4-6pm Tue. Jan. 30

Teen Tinker Lab

Looking for something fun to do after school? Pop down to Teen Tinker Lab at the Dabble Box each Tuesday. The public library’s Dabble Box makerspace has a wide range of tech, crafts, and art supplies sure to brighten up those dreary winter afternoons.

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library, The Dabble Box 400 Eau Claire St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Grades 6-12

5:30-6:30pm Tue. Jan. 30

Zumba with Z.Vida Fitness

Z.Vida Fitness has been bringing their passion and flair for Zumba to the Chippewa Valley for over 5 years now. Participants are eager to admit it's like dancing with family.

The Center 3701 E. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $6/drop in; $40 unlimited monthly; $25 5-class punch card

5:30-7pm Tue. Jan. 30

Peaceful Parenting: Conscious Discipline

Session #4: Assertiveness - Learn how to set limits respectfully. Conscious Discipline is a research-based program that helps adults stay calm enough to see misbehavior and upset as a signal to teach instead of punish. Free dinner and childcare provided.

Prairie Ridge Early Learning School 3031 Epiphany Ln., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE; registration required

Age: Preschool-aged kid

5:45-7:15pm Tue. Jan. 30

Buddhist Meditation and Study Group

Free meditation training (novice and all levels), sessions are 30 min. actual Group Meditation, 30 min. Teaching on Book Chapter (books can be made available) presently "Three Vehicles of Buddhist Practice" and 30 min. guided discussion.

Unitarian Universalist Congregation 421 S. Farwell St., Eau Claire

Cost: Free and if want to stay with group $25. month donation for space and teacher

Age: All Ages

6-7:30pm Tue. Jan. 30

'Declutter to Avoid Reclutter' Seminar

Join this clean up & clear out seminar sponsored by Not Just Closets, to learn more about organizing your life & the positive results it can bring Discuss methods of organizing, house cleaning and your home's health as well as different ways to stay organized.

Chippewa Valley Home Builders Association Board Room 4319 Jeffers Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $10 Per Person (Attendees Receive FREE 2018 Home and Garden Show Ticket)

Age: Adults 21+

6-7pm Tue. Jan. 30

Build An Effective Resume

Looking to start a new career or simply need to update your resume? This workshop is for you. Perfect your resume and learn tips for standing out to a new employer. Bring a copy of your resume to work with. Instructor: Dr. Heather Rothauer-Wanish.

Menomonie Market Food Co-op 814 Main St. East, Menomonie

Cost: FREE (Registration required)

Age: All Ages

6-7pm Tue. Jan. 30

Making Meaning Opening Reception

The eleven UWEC student-curators, and their professional collaborators will be on hand to discuss the exhibits and answer questions about the process. The Making Meaning exhibit focuses on artifacts they personally selected from the Museum's collections, and which they organized into three interpretive sections.

Chippewa Valley Museum 1204 E. Half Moon Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All

6-9pm Tue. Jan. 30

Believe in Spring with a Paint Brush

Create this beautiful piece of art work for your home, or a gift for someone. Instruction through the process of creating this inspirational piece of art work. All materials and supplies needed for you to create your wall art piece.

Arts, Etc. 930 Galloway St, Banbury Place Building 13, Suite 27, Eau Claire

Cost: $40 (Sigh up online)

Age: All Ages

6:15-7pm Tue. Jan. 30

KettleBell AMPD

This is a 45 minute class choreographed to music using a 10lbs kettlebell.

Dragonfly Dance & Wellness 308 N Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $6

6:30-7:30pm Tue. Jan. 30

Eau Claire Guitar Club

Looking to improve your playing? Have a specific question you need answered? Join instructor Tim Litscher for strumming and singing with players of all ages and abilities. Bring your favorite songs to share and learn new songs, too.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: 13+

7-9pm Tue. Jan. 30

Open Gym Volleyball

Open gym Volleyball. Tuesday nights at Northstar Middle School. Appropriate gym shoes required.

Northstar Middle School 2711 Abbe Hill Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $3 Per Person, or City Pass (1 Punch)

Age: Adults 18+

7-9pm Tue. Jan. 30

Chippewa Valley Community Chorus - Spring Concert Rehearsals

The Chippewa Valley Community Chorus, under the direction of Cathy Reitz, will rehearse on Tuesdays. The concert dates are Saturday March 10 at 7pm and Sunday March 11 at 2pm. Join if you enjoy singing with a choir and performing (no memorization required).

The Heyde Center for the Arts 3 South High St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $25 Membership Fee

7-8:45pm Tue. Jan. 30

Winter Film Series - Dunkirk

Trapped on the beach with their backs to the sea, British and Allied troops are surrounded by enemy forces facing a fierce battle in World War II. Starring: Fionn Whitehead, Tom Glynn-Carney, Jack Lowden

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: PG 13

7pm Tue. Jan. 30

Searching for Mike Teclaw: An Unauthorized Biography

Derick Black (guitar, vocals) and Ken Szymanski (spoken word nonfiction) recreate the life of Mike Teclaw, a long- gone small-town cheesemaker and tavern owner. Togeth- er, through interwoven gospel, blues, stories, and songs, they will work to turn a tombstone back into a man. This universal story shows how all of our ancestors, even those we never knew, still have stories left to tell.

The Volume One Gallery (Inside The Local Store) 205 N. Dewey St., Eau Claire

7pm Tue. Jan. 30

Karaoke at the Stones Throw

Belt it out at karaoke night at the Stones Throw.

Stones Throw 304 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9pm Tue. Jan. 30

Open Mic at The Plus

Every Tuesday night at The Plus, open mic features tons of original music, full bands, acoustic performers, hip-hop, DJs, touring artists, and more before music gives way to standup comedy at 11pm, the truest way attendees can see the Eau Claire standup comedy scene blossom before their eyes.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages (18+ Recommended)

Ongoing Events For 01/30/2018

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

Men of Clay

Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until Jan. 31, 10am-5pm

Play & Learn

Every Tuesday, Thursday until Dec. 20, 9:30-11:30am; Every Tuesday, Thursday until Dec. 19, 9:30-11:30am

Events with Tickets